Dr. Olympia Tsilochristou

Dr. Olympia Tsilochristou

MD, PhD (Allergy), CCT in Allergy

Allergy Medicine

11 years of experience
6 years as a specialist

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Greek
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 7550755
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    Consultation fees

    New appointment: £300

    Follow-up appointment: £210

    Practices worked at

    HCA UK at The Shard

    St Thomas Street, London, United Kingdom, SE1 9BS
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    About

    Dr Tsilochristou has over 10 years of experience in Allergy and is a Consultant Adult Allergist at the UK’s largest Department of Allergy at Guy’s & St Thomas’ Foundation Trust in London. She is one of the relatively few Consultants accross the country listed on the GMC specialist register as an Allergist.

    Dr Tsilochristou qualified in medicine in 2005 in Greece and completed higher specialist training in Allergy in 2014 (Attikon University Hospital, Athens, Greece). She undertook her PhD on allergic rhinitis (University of Athens, Athens, Greece). After completion of specialist training in Allergy, she spent 1 year working as a researcher in molecular Allergy at Charite University in Berlin, Germany and subsequently joined the research teams led by Professors Lack, du Toit and Till at King’s College London where she investigated links between food allergy and eczema and participated in clinical trials on peanut oral immunotherapy and a preclinical trial looking into vaccines against peanut, egg and milk allergy.

    Dr Tsilochristou has co-authored the European Guidelines on Allergen Immunotherapy for Allergic Rhinitis amongst other and has expertise in allergic rhinitis, local allergic rhinitis and allergen immunotherapy for allergic rhinitis. In addition, she has expertise in food allergy being one of the two Consultants who undertake the Food Allergy Clinic at Guy’s Hospital where she reviews teenagers (16 years old and above) and adults with food allergies including those who suffer with eczema with a view of identifying potential food triggers for their eczema. She also reviews patients with urticaria (hives), angioedema (swelling) and hypersensitivity reactions to drugs and bee/wasp stings.

    Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

    Skin Prick Test to allergens

    Immunotherapy/Desensitisation for allergic disease

    Challenge (provocation) tests

    Food Allergy,

    Anaphylaxis,

    Allergic Rhinitis (hay fever),

    Immunotherapy/Desensitisation for allergic disease,

    Urticaria (hives), Angioedema (swelling),

    Allergy to bee/wasp venom,

    Drug Allergy

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    Medical procedures

    • Allergen Desensitisation
    • Allergy Blood Tests
    • Allergy shots (immunotherapy)
    • Food Provocation (Challenge) Test
    • Skin Prick Test
    • Video Consultation
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    Special interests

    • Allergic Rhinitis (Hayfever)
    • Angioedema (Swelling)
    • Asthma
    • Conjunctivitis (Pink Eye)
    • Drug Allergies
    • Eczema (Atopic Dermatitis)
    • Food Allergies
    • Insect or Bee Sting Allergies
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    Education

    Memberships:

    General Medical Council (GMC)

    Royal College of Physicians (RCP)

    British Society for Allergy and Clinical Immunology (BSACI)

    European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology (EAACI)

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